Mid Wales South League
The Mid Wales South League is an association football league, founded in 1962, currently consisting of 14 clubs, mainly from Mid Wales but some from just over the border in England. It is currently called the Watson Financial Mid Wales League (South) for sponsorship reasons.
|Other club(s) from||England|
|Number of teams||14|
|Level on pyramid||5|
|Feeder to||Mid Wales Football League|
|Promotion to||Mid Wales Football League|
|Current champions||Brecon Corries |
|Most championships||Builth Wells (10 titles)|
The founder members of the league were Brecon St John's, Felindre, Llandrindod Wells, Llanwrthwl, Llanwrtyd, Presteigne St. Andrew's, Rhayader Town and Whitton. Felindre were the first league champions.
The league lies in the fifth level of the Welsh football league system. Teams may be promoted to the Mid Wales Football League if standards and facilities fall into line with the regulations of the Mid Wales League. There is no league directly below the South League however.
The league is sometimes written as the "Mid-Wales League (South)".
In the 2019-20 season, when the season was curtailed due to the coronavirus pandemic, Brecon Corries were champions with a 100% record of 16 wins from 16 games with 143 goals scored and just two conceded. In addition to these statistics the team scored a 27-0 win at Knighton Town Reserves which was expunged from the record books following Knighton’s withdrawal from the league.
Member clubs for 2019–20 seasonEdit
- Brecon Corries
- Brecon Northcote
- Builth Wells reserves
- Hay St Marys reserves
- Knighton Town reserves (resigned from league November 2019)
- Llandrindod Wells reserves
- Llanidloes Town reserves
- Penybont United
- Presteigne St. Andrew's reserves
- Rhayader Town reserves
- St. Harmon
- Talgarth Town
- 1990–81: Vale of Arrow (Gladestry)
- 1991–82: Vale of Arrow (Gladestry)
- 1992–83: Penybont United
- 1993–84: Sennybridge
- 1994–85: Penybont United
- 1995–86: Vale of Arrow (Gladestry)
- 1996–87: Newcastle on Clun
- 1997–88: Newcastle on Clun
- 1998–89: Sennybridge
- 1999–2000: Sennybridge
- 2010–11: Rhayader Town reserves
- 2011–12: Newcastle on Clun
- 2012–13: Rhayader Town reserves<
- 2013–14: Rhayader Town reserves<
- 2014–15: Radnor Valley
- 2015–16: Rhayader Town reserves
- 2016–17: Hay St Marys reserves
- 2017–18: Rhayader Town reserves
- 2018–19: Talgarth Town
- 2019–20: Brecon Corries
Number of titles by winning clubsEdit
Note: 1983-84 season winners unknown.
- Builth Wells – 10 titles
- Rhayader Town/ reserves – 6 titles
- Vale of Arrow (Gladestry) – 4 titles
- Aberystwyth Town reserves – 3 titles
- Felindre – 3 titles
- Hay St Marys/ reserves – 3 titles
- Knighton Town – 3 titles
- Newcastle on Clun – 3 titles
- Penybont United – 3 titles
- Sennybridge – 3 titles
- Crossgates – 2 titles
- Llanidloes Town – 2 titles
- Talgarth Town – 2 titles
- Brecon Corries – 1 title
- Crickhowell – 1 title
- Kington Town – 1 title
- Newbridge on Wye – 1 title
- Newtown – 1 title
- Presteigne St. Andrew's – 1 title
- Radnor Valley – 1 title
- Rhosgoch – 1 title
- St Harmon – 1 title
- 1st League Table
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- "Rhayader crowned champions of MWL South". Powys County Times. 28 April 2016.
- "Rhayader Town crowned league champions". Powys County Times. 3 May 2018.
- "Paul Worts' football round-up". The Brecon & Radnor Express. 17 April 2019.